Mankind Pharma donates Rs 5 crore to families of policemen who succumbed to Covid
Donates Rs 3 lakh to each family of the deceased Corona ‘warriors’
During the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak the country’s police force is on the frontlines battling the pandemic, with many dedicated policemen losing their lives in the process.
Mankind Pharma is standing alongside the families of these heroes and has announced a donation of Rs 5 crore to support them. The company will donate Rs 3 lakh to each family of such warriors.
Mankind Pharma has been involved in the country’s fight against the pandemic in several ways. The company has produced affordable medicines, donated ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medicines to the states. The dedicated efforts of the police force in containing the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic has been garnering respect from all quarters of society. Mankind Pharma believes that it is their duty, as a citizen and a part of the country, to appreciate the selfless sacrifice of our brave police officers.
Being a leading pharma company, Mankind Pharma has always aspired to be recognized as a top brand both in revenue and serving mankind/ people through its CSR activities. During the initial stage of the pandemic in the country, the company donated Rs 51 crore to the CM Care Fund. The employees too joined the effort by contributing one day’s salary to the relief fund.
Rajeev Juneja, CEO Mankind Pharma, said, “Our police warrior has shown great bravery in fighting the unprecedented crisis without caring about their life. Being the first line of defense for us after the health workers during COVID, they are getting highly exposed to this deadly disease. Many have lost their life fighting the pandemic and protecting us. Their invaluable service to the nation and humanity will not be forgotten. As a homage to them we have started a small fund of Rs 5 crore to support and care for the families of these lost warriors. We hope with our little help, the families of these police warriors, can have some support for the future.”